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Larry Wilmore and 21st Century Minstrelsy

At the recent White House Correspondents Dinner, “Nightly Show” host Larry Wilmore thought that it would be funny to call the first African American President of the United States a “nigger”. 615 more words

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Trump Supporter Janet Bloomfield Dons Blackface; Continues Her Twitter Tantrum

Trump-obsessed FemRA Janet Bloomfield, when last we saw her, was in the midst of a racist Twitter meltdown prompted by the release of Beyoncé’s Lemonade… 206 more words


Modern Day American Clowns: The Offspring of Blackface and Minstrelsy

I’m not one of those people who hates clowns.  I can stand next to a clown, and I can hug a clown.  I have no problem with people who are clowns.   889 more words


I House No Love

I house no heart in my chest.

And it’s all in puzzles

Tiny and out of sorts

Like many other things:

How could a step on your quest for happiness… 448 more words

Jammin' with Lincoln

Last night, while you guys were watching the worst/greatest debate intro in history, I was attending a piano concert at Edwards Place here in Springfield. 557 more words


Why We Need Black History Month

For the next four weeks we will all be seeing the posts on social media and various blogs and websites: “Why do we need a ‘Black History Month’?” The answers to that question are multiple and should be set out very clearly. 827 more words


Good Advice from Great Artistes - Volume 1

Here, in no particular order, is the first of a series of compilations of other people’s wisdom that I’d like to pass on to anyone trying to get better at their art. 534 more words